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  • Kidnapping joke leads to wasted police investigation, arrest

    Kidnapping joke leads to wasted police investigation, arrest
    A west suburban man has been charged after sending friends a text message saying he had been kidnapped, leading up to an hours-long, multi-unit police investigation that ended early Saturday with the man saying it was all a joke. At a Sunday bond...
  • Cops: Masked robbers targeting South Side cell phone stores

    Cops: Masked robbers targeting South Side cell phone stores
    Masked bandits have robbed four South Side cell phone retailers in recent weeks, prompting the Chicago Police Department to issue a warning to businesses late Sunday. The robberies happened Nov. 21 in the 11300 block of South Michigan Avenue; Dec. 6 in...
  • Baltimore photographers drop Instagram amid concerns that photos could appear in ads

    Baltimore photographers drop Instagram amid concerns that photos could appear in ads
    While many average users of Instagram are taking a wait-and-see approach after widespread complaints about its new privacy policy, a few Baltimore photographers are already pulling the plug on the popular photo-sharing service.  The changes go into...
  • Police blotter

    Aberdeen Aberdeen police report: Krystal Napfel, 26, of the first block of Church Green Road, was charged Saturday with marijuana possession. Someone was trying to break into a property in the 200 block of West Bel Air Avenue on Thursday. A possible...
  • Briefly In Public Safety

    Checkpoint yields five arrests Police arrested five drivers on Dec. 21 during a DUI and driver's license checkpoint in Laguna Beach. The Laguna Beach Police Department conducted a checkpoint from 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. on Dec. 21 in the 1500 block of N....
  • Tougher cellphone ban nears approval

    Tougher cellphone ban nears approval
    Motorists in Maryland could be pulled over and ticketed for driving while talking on hand-held phones even if they weren't breaking another law under legislation that is poised for final passage in the General Assembly. The Senate voted 40-6 Monday to...
  • DNA, cell phone lead to arrest in South Loop attack

    DNA, cell phone lead to arrest in South Loop attack
    DNA evidence and a cell phone left at the scene of a home invasion and sexual assault in the South Loop in January led to charges against a 19-year-old Rockford man, Cook County prosecutors said today in bond court. Bond was set at $2 million for...
  • Radiation risk of smart meters is overblown

    Radiation risk of smart meters is overblown
    Several articles about utility smart meters, most recently the profile of a retired EPA attorney who has concerns about them ("At the center of smart-meter fight," March 24), indicate that those opposed to the devices are mostly concerned about possible...
  • Prostitution reported in Aberdeen [Police blotter]

    Aberdeen Charles William Gilbert, 76, whose address is listed as the Aberdeen Post Office, was charged Friday with failing to appear in court in a case in which he was charged with having an alcoholic beverage in a retail area. Justin P. Walters, 30,...
  • Road rage driver snatches cell phone

    In a fit of road rage, police say a man about 55 years old got out of his car and snatched another driver’s cellphone at a Burbank intersection on Thursday. At 4:30 p.m., the two drivers were involved in a road-rage incident in North Hollywood....
  • Consumer Reports: New Money Saving Cell Service

    Consumer Reports: New Money Saving Cell Service
    Republic is a new cell phone service provider that promises an unlimited data plan for just $19 a month. That means you can talk, text and e-mail all you want, and surf the web. Here’s the concept behind Republic’s money-saving plan....